Armed with a quirky voice, ridiculous love for pop culture and obsession with "human connection"; Christi Chiello disarms you with cuteness while slinging her unique brand of dark and absurd humor. She is fresh-faced, fearless and one of NYC's fastest rising comics.
Christi made her Comedy Central debut on Jeff Ross's Roast Battle, opposite legend Jimmy Carr. She was recently named a "New Face of Comedy" at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Christi's appeared on TruTV's Late Night Snack, IFC's Comedy Crib, MTV's GirlCode, College Humor, Funny or Die, JASH and MNN's The Special Without Brett Davis. Christi has been featured in the Village Voice, Time Out NY, The Interrobang, Vulture, the New York Comedy Festival, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival.
Christi co-hosts Battle of the Divas at Union Hall with Matteo Lane and white chocolate at The Secret Loft with Petey DeAbreu. She performs sketch comedy with Lorelei Ramirez in ACTORS, most recently at Ars Nova and you can hear Christi as Saffron in the upcoming animated series 'Pinkalicious and Peterrific' on PBS starting in February!
"Christi Chiello might be the most delightful stand-up comedian in New York City. Her bubbly personality and decisively dark humor is a perfect mix and you’ll find yourself obsessively watching her hilarious Instagram stories after you’ve seen her perform." -9 of the Funniest Women in NYC
"Come for the cheap drinks and stay for the likes of Christi Chiello, a rising NYC comic with an incredible voice (think Marcel the Shell meets Betty Boop) and great jokes!" -The Village Voice
"The quality of her jokes and the way they fit into her very upbeat and optimistic personality make her hard to forget" -Splitsider
"Christi Chiello stood out last year among Comedy Central's Roast Battlers as the young unique voice who stood up to insult pro Jimmy Carr. We know she has a giant future ahead of her." -The Interrobang
"Look out for Christi to display the kind of charm, charisma and quick-on-her feet thinking that regularly wins over audiences." -The Interrobang